20th Century

The Murder of Rosa Luxemburg

By Klaus Gietinger - By Loren Balhorn (trans.) - Published 2019

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Nonfiction

It is the post-WWI period, and Germany is in the slouch of defeat. A revolutionary air is passing through the country. The radical ...Read Review

The Lost Jewels

By Kirsty Manning - Published 2020

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Jewelry historian Kate Kirby is asked to research and report on Cheapside Jewels, a bundle of precious gems that were unearthed after being ...Read Review

Red Sky Over Hawaii: A Novel

By Sara Ackerman - Published 2020

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World War II is up close and personal for Lana Hitchcock in the December 1941 setting of Red Sky Over Hawaii. A young betrayed ...Read Review

Children of War

By Paula Darwish - Published 2020

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The 1923 treaty of Lausanne was signed after the First World War to divide up the old Ottoman Empire. The treaty stipulated that population ...Read Review

The Daughters of Erietown

By Connie Schultz - Published 2020

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LiterarySaga

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Schultz’s debut novel is completely absorbing from the opening pages through the finale. It follows a working-class family from ...Read Review

Hunting Teddy Roosevelt

By James Ross - Published 2020

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In 1909, Teddy Roosevelt has already completed two successful terms as U.S. President and has almost reluctantly decided not to seek a third ...Read Review

Divide the Dawn: Fight

By Eamon Loingsigh - Published 2020

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This is an epic novel of gang warfare during the winter and into the summer of 1919, fought along the waterfront of Brooklyn, New ...Read Review

Battle Stations

By Roger Jewett - Published 2020

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NauticalThriller

Navy Captain Andrew Troost is a consummate professional bound for high command, but is married to his career more than to his alcoholic, ...Read Review

Alice By Heart

By Steven Sater - Published 2020

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Children/Young Adult

The Blitz has reduced Alice Spencer’s London to rubble, forcing her and her ever-constant friend Alfred into the Underground for safety. Here ...Read Review

The Big Man’s Daughter

By Owen Fitzstephen - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

In its opening scene, Rita Gaspereaux makes funeral arrangements for her con artist father, whose illicit enterprise has come to a sudden and ...Read Review

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